Longitudinal Study of People Presenting for First Treatment of a Mood Disorder
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01529905
Verified June 2005 by McMaster University. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The goal of this project is to study the course and outcome of illness in individuals who present with a first episode of depression or mania, or who have a recurrent disorder but have never received treatment. We plan to examine psychological, physical, social and environmental factors that may affect long-term outcome in these disorders
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Ages Eligible for Study:
16 Years to 50 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients who present to a tertiary care clinic for first treatment of depression or mania
Primary Mood Disorder,
No previous treatment with psychotropic medication (may have had a max. of 5 days treatment with antidepressants/mood stabilizer &/or they may have Haldol &/or Lorazepam for clear restraint)
History of CNS illness (except migraines),
History of, or currently being treated for, Anorexia or Bulimia
History of Traumatic Brain Injury
Current treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Previous diagnosis of OCD or primary Anxiety disorder
Axis-II diagnosis that would suggest non-responsiveness to pharmacotherapy.